04/25/2012 04:58 pm ET Updated Jun 25, 2012

5 Clearly Fake News Stories That Fooled The Media

Technology hasn't made journalism any easier. Or rather, it hasn't made good journalism any easier. When every news outlet feels like it has to break stories before Twitter has the chance, a lot of corners get cut. Specifically, the corner called "fact checking."

It doesn't help when the story is one you know your audience will love. That's why we see ridiculously untrue headlines like...